White House Expands Guidance on Promoting Open Data | Nextgov

White House officials have announced expanded technical guidance to help agencies make more data accessible to the public in machine-readable formats. Following up on President Obama’s May executive order linking the pursuit of open data to economic growth, innovation and … Continued

Creating a Status Feed for Contracting Data | Washington Post

Since President Obama announced the Open Data Initiative in 2009 — emphasizing government transparency — its flagship site, data.gov, has grown from 47 data sets to hundreds of thousands, providing more fodder for entrepreneurs such as Nash. “Start-ups like mine … Continued

Open Data | Drupal

Soon, the Open Data Policy will require federal agencies to publish /data and /data.json pages. These pages will tell the world what datasets the agency has, and where to find them (if they’re publicly accessible). The /data.json pages will be … Continued